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Despite Evidence That Ex-Employee Violated Customer Non-Solicitation Covenant, Injunction Denied Because No “Irreparable” Harm
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

Touzot was an employee of ROM, a seller of products used in making balsa wood model planes and boats. His employment agreement included a


Federal Circuit reverses lower court’s ruling that plaintiff’s trade secret misappropriation and conspiracy claims were untimely and unprovable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2015

The Federal Circuit recently held that the dismissal of a trade secrets complaint for failure to state a justiciable claim was not warranted merely


Sales of $8,000 stemming from trade secret misappropriation results in liability for $1.3 million
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

At a time when an ex-employee's newly created company was subject to an injunction prohibiting misappropriation of his former employer's supposed


Top 10 DevelopmentsHeadlines in Trade Secret, Computer Fraud, and Non-Compete Law in 2015
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2016

Continuing our tradition of presenting annually our thoughts concerning the top 10 developmentsheadlines this past year in trade secret, computer


Texas Appellate Court affirms multi-million dollar jury verdict for trade secret misappropriation in gas drilling dispute
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2014

Under Texas law, disclosure of a trade secret to potential investors to enable them to decide whether to invest does not destroy secrecy. Those who


Filing a patent application covering a misappropriated trade secret held to constitute a "use" which justifies $600,000 in compensatory damages
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2012

Quoting Section 40, comment c, of the Restatement (Third) of Unfair Competition, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held recently that “Any exploitation of the trade secret that is likely to result in injury to the trade secret owner or enrichment to the defendant” constitutes a “use” giving rise to liability for misappropriation


Trend in the courts: it’s getting harder to obtain preliminary injunctions in restrictive covenant cases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2015

In recent weeks, courts almost routinely have been denying preliminary injunctive relief in cases alleging violation of non-compete and similar


2015 Trade Secrets Webinar Series Year in Review
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

The first webinar of the year, led by Michael Wexler, Robert Milligan and Daniel Hart, reviewed noteworthy cases and other legal developments from


Energy employment update: Texas trade secret update for energy employers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2014

Seismic information about potential oil and gas reservoirs and other sensitive data are regularly used by energy companies to make business decisions


Rankings of NFL prospects may constitute trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

With today's college football National Championship game between Alabama and Notre Dame, a recent trade secret decision regarding the interplay between